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Mushrooms belong in your Healthy Kitchen because they are a unique source of nutrients that are commonly overpassed. Personally when I hear mushrooms, three words come to mind: delicious, healthy, vegetable; which are only partially true. Delicious: You may feel differently about the taste, but I can hold true to that statement myself. Mushrooms are [...]

Family camping trips are just one of the many highlights of my summers, but my skin and lips may beg to differ. When I was little I remember the two things I despised most about camping: the bathrooms and the bug spray. Bug spray lathered over sunscreen over a dirty body is never a fun [...]

Sore wrists, knees, ankles, and shoulders? Maybe some extra support will help prevent the recurring pain. I grew up in a family that absolutely loves sports, which meant every day of my childhood involved going to some sort of sports practice…soccer, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, you name it, we were there! And to say the least, sports [...]

You can stray away from Trans Fats by swapping out your vegetable oil for some healthy alternatives: walnut, sunflower, sesame, rice bran, coconut, and hemp oils. Salads are meant to be a healthy side or main dish, but what always gets people is the dressing. Instead of buying thick, creamy dressing from the store, make [...]

Best Nutrition Bar

November 30th, 2012

Which is really the BEST nutrition bar? So every company always seems to claim that they have created the BEST nutrition bar, but what does that really look like? For me, whenever I hear companies claiming this or that is the BEST, I always think of The Elf with Will Ferrell where his character is [...]

As more and more people are aiming to live past 100, Dr. Oz decided to look into what supplements could help…his findings: Resveratrol, Strontium, Vitamin D, and Fish Oil. Resveratrol aims at reducing inflammation of your heart. Inflammation is thought to be one of the main causes of heart disease and heart attacks, because inflammation can [...]

Moisturize with Argan Oil

August 17th, 2012

Argan oil acts as a moisturizer for your hair and your skin. I first heard about argan oil as I was looking through a beauty supply store for something to help reduce fly away hairs. Their employee directed me to Argan Oil because it would replenish the natural oils of my hair, which reduce dry [...]

I wanted to share some information on how easy it is to add nutrients to a refreshing smoothie using Chia Seeds without losing the taste! A friend of mine swears by starting the morning right with a nutritious smoothie for breakfast. She goes all out: adding kale, spinach, Greek yogurt, and sometimes even some protein [...]

Keeping joints strong and healthy is the topic of our blog today.  As every serious athlete and bodybuilder probably knows, our joints can take quite a beating when our bodies are being pushed to their physical limits.  It is important to strengthen and protect them in order to avoid injuries and keep them functioning properly [...]

Learn about intermittent fasting protocols and how it can help you lose fat, gain muscle and live an all around healthier lifestyle!